Get set up on Canvas

Canvas is RMIT’s Learning Management System. Watch the video to learn how to log in and explore Canvas, then follow the top tips to optimise your settings and get the most out of using it.

Can't see your course?

Some courses are still being prepared for Canvas, so if you can't see yours when you sign in - don't worry! - they should be there soon.

If you've any further questions, contact your teacher/course coordinator.



Canvas top tips

1. Go to Account > Notifications and make sure the Announcement field is set to Notify me right away and Push Notifications are turned on.
2. If you can’t see your course on your Canvas dashboard, click on Courses in the navigation panel, then click on the star symbol next to the course to make the course appear in your dashboard. If you can’t see a particular course, contact RMIT Connect to check for any enrolment issues.
3. Find each of your courses assignments by going to your Canvas Dashboard, click on a course, then select Assignments. Familiarise yourself with your assignments and when they’re due.
4. Add to your Profile so that teachers and other students can quickly identify you in course discussions.
5. Download the Canvas Student app for mobile devices and allow notifications. This is important as teachers may communicate room changes to you through Canvas announcements.

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Find answers to your questions

Our friendly staff at RMIT Connect can answer your questions and put you in touch with services you need. Whether it's advice about your enrolment, finances, health or getting your student card. Make an appointment to see  a counsellor or to get support for your disability or mental health condition while you study. Call, chat online or visit us on your campus.



Find out what’s on

Worried you'll miss out on something? We've got your back. Throughout the year, get the important info you need... whether you classify 'important' as things like timetabling or, you know, free food on campus.

Student events

Whether you prefer to get creative, play sport, explore your spirtuality or join a food tour, discover what’s on at your campus.

Get to know your student union

Join the RMIT University Student Union, RUSU, for free food weekly, free drinks, giveaways and parties. Meet new students and get involved with RMIT.